Chiara Schiraldi is Full Professor in Biochemistry, Department of Experimental Medicine – Section of Biotechnology, Medical Histology and Molecular Biology, School of Medicine, University of Campania “Luigi Vanvitelli” in Naples, Italy

Professor Schiraldi is well-known for her expertise in hyaluronan and other glycosaminoglycans, from the biotechnological production to the assessment of their biophysical and biochemical features towards novel formulations and biomaterials of interest in the biomedical field. She authored more than 130 peer reviewed papers, contributed to international books, and together with her group she was inventor of a few patents related to the novel stabilized hybrid cooperative complexes high and low molecular weight hyaluronic acid and also cross linked hyaluronan and chondroitin.